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Monthly Archive: January 2022

News Briefs for January 28, 2022

•Blackheart rum, part of the Heaven Hill portfolio, has partnered with Jenny McCarthy on a new spring campaign called “Make Time for Friends.”  Continue reading →

Posted in News on January 28, 2022

Craft Brewing and Distilling News for January 28, 2022

•Oskar Blues is introducing Western Mutant West Coast Style IPA. Continue reading →

Posted in News on January 28, 2022

Diageo’s Sales Jump 20% To $10.7 Billion In Fiscal First Half

Diageo saw sales climb 20% organically to £8 billion ($10.7b) in its fiscal first half ended in December, boosted by ongoing strength in the off-premise, a recovery in the on-premise, as well as premiumization and market share gains for both the company and the spirits category as a whole. Continue reading →

Posted in News on January 27, 2022

Prosecco Production Jumped By 25% In 2021

Prosecco production rose 25.4% in 2021, according to data from the Prosecco DOC Consortium. Continue reading →

Posted in News on January 27, 2022

News Briefs for January 27, 2022

•Bordeaux’s French Blue wine brand, imported by C. Mondavi & Family, is extending its lineup with a new Rouge offering. Continue reading →

Posted in News on January 27, 2022

Interview, Part 2: Breakthru President And CEO Tom Bené

In the second part of our interview, Breakthru Beverage Group president and CEO Tom Bené discusses the middle tier’s e-commerce drive, as well as supply chain issues and the possibility of more M&A activity moving forward. Continue reading →

Posted in News on January 26, 2022

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